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Dreamtime Maths
21 March 2024

Dreamtime Maths

In this article, Bella d’Arbrera contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing many of the liberties enjoyed
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Decolonising (Or Radicalising) The Curriculum
26 February 2024

Decolonising (Or Radicalising) The Curriculum

In this article, Lana Starkey contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Victoria’s year 12 English reading list, and how this is failing high school students. It appears our educational elites have learned nothing from 2023’s referendum on the Voice to Parliament. Despite promises of a ‘back to basics’ curriculum, this year Victorian teachers will have to
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Bella d’Abrera Discussing How Schools Are Teaching A Biased View Of Australian History And Why The National Curriculum Must Be Abolished On 4BC Mornings – 19 January 2024
19 January 2024

Bella d’Abrera Discussing How Schools Are Teaching A Biased View Of Australian History And Why The National Curriculum Must Be Abolished On 4BC Mornings – 19 January 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Dr Bella d’Abrera joined Bill McDonald on 4BC Mornings to discuss IPA research on the national curriculum and why it should be abolished. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Bill McDonald : And we’re going to
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Dutton Plays The Culture Card
3 November 2022

Dutton Plays The Culture Card

This article was originally published in The Australian Financial Review on or about 3 November 2022 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. Even Dutton’s own side warn him off “populist” issues. But there is not
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Poll: Young Australians Too Ashamed To Fight
31 March 2022

Poll: Young Australians Too Ashamed To Fight

“As a result of years of relentless attack on our values by the cultural and media elites, young Australians are now so ashamed of themselves and their country that they would rather flee Australia than stay and fight if the need arose,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. A survey commissioned by the Institute
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Leader Of The Free World
30 March 2022

Leader Of The Free World

Only last week, the Northern Beaches rural fire brigades were helping to clean up after the second one-in-100-year flood to hit the Hawkesbury in just 12 months. Yet despite the clinging mud, the ruined furniture, the lost possessions and the financial cost of rebuilding twice, in an area where flood insurance is almost impossible to get, the general sentiment was stoical: the
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New Schools Program Is Dangerous And Divisive
31 March 2021

New Schools Program Is Dangerous And Divisive

If you thought Safe Schools was bad, wait until you find out what the NSW Education department is doing to make schools unsafe in this state. As part of an initiative called ‘Racism. No Way!’ children from Kindergarten to Year 12 are being indoctrinated with lessons in unconscious bias, white privilege and institutional racism. While the initiative bills itself as
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